Band Overhead Press

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How to Band Overhead Press

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a resistance band in both hands with an overhand grip.

2. Bring the band up to shoulder level, with your elbows bent and your palms facing away from you.

Proper Form

1. Exhale as you press the band overhead, fully extending your arms.

2. Inhale as you slowly return the band to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Exhale during the pressing movement and inhale during the returning movement.

2. Keep your core engaged throughout the entire exercise.


1. Make sure to keep your arms close to your ears as you press up.

2. Avoid locking your elbows at the top of the movement.

3. Move slowly and with control throughout the entire exercise.

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